Dish out of water: The Tipline for 13 October 2022

Save yourself the hassle of driving the kids out to a corn maze this Autumn and see if they can manage to follow along with the Department of Justice’s T-Mobile/Sprint consent decree instead. Could there be another piece to the puzzle? A special purpose acquisition company formed by Dish Network founder Charlie Ergen is apparently exploring an acquisition of Dish’s Boost Mobile. It is unclear if a deal will ever be reached or if the Antitrust Division would go along with it, but US consumers standby hoping a fourth competitor will sprout. In today’s Tipline, pink slips help Discovery/Warner Media realise some of its promised $3 billion in synergies and Becton Dickinson wins at trial.

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